The Würth Group provides support to the people suffering from the war in Ukraine
The globally operating Würth Group based in Künzelsau, Germany, donates one million euros and goods for the people affected by the war in Ukraine. With this donation, the company aims to make a contribution to aid the Ukrainian population and express its solidarity.
The Group has 118 employees in Ukraine. “I am deeply concerned and troubled by the situation in Ukraine. Our thoughts are with our employees and their families, as well as with all people that are currently seeking refuge from the war. The people’s safety is the main priority. Throughout the entire company, I see a huge wave of solidarity with those affected, we will support them with all means at our hands,” emphasizes Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts. Together with Bettina Würth, Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group, and the managing bodies of the Würth Group, the decision was made to donate one million euros for immediate relief. In addition, the company organized the collection of donations in kind.
About the Würth Group
The Würth Group is the global market leader in its core business: the sale and manufacturing of fastening and assembly materials. Other wholesale and production companies, the so-called Allied Companies, operate in related areas, including electrical wholesaling, electronics and financial services. The Group employs more than 83,000 employees in over 400 companies with more than 2,400 pick-up shops across 80 countries. According to its preliminary annual financial statements, the Group generated consolidated sales of EUR 17.1 billion and an operating result before tax of EUR 1.2 billion in the 2021 fiscal year.